Lots happening this week! On KPTZ Compass we take a look at some famous boats that were in town for last weekend’s Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival, and a Port Townsend teenager (Alanna Dailey, pictured above) gets ready to launch her musical career in the big city.
The Compass airs Mondays and Saturdays at noon, Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., exclusively here on KPTZ, the home of eclectic, authentic community radio.
Film Festival:We're working on a series of interviews with Film Makers in this yearsPort Townsend Film Festival.
Starting Monday Sept 8 in the Noon and 5pmbroadcast hours we'll hear from the creators of films about the Return of the Elwha River, Baseball in a poor and besieged section of NE India, a film titled "Bipolarized," a documentary about the belovedStar Trek star, George Takei, and more. Check our schedule to get the exact times and days. Interviews will be aired from Sept 8, through the opening of the Port Townsend Film Festival, Friday Sept 19. We'll celebrate Opening Night with a Live Broadcastfrom Taylor St. Sept 19, from 5-7pm (our 4th year collaboration with the PT Film Festival)
And this week onOUR TOWN- Maryanne McNellis interviews Roger Hagan, the president of Port Townsend Paper Corporation, the town’s biggest private employer, and always the center of comment and controversy. PT Paper is hosting a rare Open House this weekend.
Our Town airs Tuesday Sept 9 at 12:20pm, Thursday at 5:30pm and on our KPTZ Podcast Page.
We have some notable repeats this week: On Tuesday,Aug 26, starting at 7pm we'll feature two notable repeats--by popular demand. 7pm Our Tribute to Beloved Local Jazz musician, Pete Toyne, featuring 5 of his friends, and lots of his music.
8pm Jonathan Ward & Colin Foden bring us KPTZ Goes to the Opera: La Boheme
New Program: The Overlook Podcast: Steve Scher & Robert Horton Veteran Public Radio commentators talk about Movies, and ideas they kick off. This week: Popularity of "Food Movies -- Chef, Hundred Foot Journey.... Wednesday in Noon hour and again on Saturday at 11am
Barney Burke and Friday Night Blues hits show #200. Friday night at 8pm, our own Blues Man, Barney Burke, celebrates his 200th show on KPTZ. He's been with us since Day 1. Thanks to Barney for Blues knowledge, archive and hard work.
And on this week's Compass we talk with a local reporter who, but for some fluke of fortune, might easily have met the same grisly fate as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria beheading victim James Foley. KPTZ Compass airs Mondays and Saturdays at noon, Tuesdays at 5 p.m., and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
OUR TOWN's Maryanne McNellis talks with Gwen Evans, who has turned her personal sense of style into a career. The former owner of Slather Lingerie creates one-of-a-kind clothing and leads adventures to Paris that focus on style and fashion. Hear the interview Tuesday in the noon hour and Thursday 5:30pm.
And on Dalana's Music to My Ears, tune in for a special tribute to the late Robin Williams. Hear it on Wednesday at 4 pm and Saturday at 1 pm.
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